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Historical Items

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Item 27976

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Farmington Media: Ink on paper

Item 31517

Records of The Second Social Library in North Yarmouth, 1817

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library Date: 1817-01-13 Location: Cumberland; North Yarmouth Media: Handwritten in ink on rag paper

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Item 80960

Martha Osgood letter on visits from friends, Hollis, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Hollis Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description A bookplate lists the regulations for…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Phair House, the Bellstead and the Social Security Building

Phair House, the Bellstead and the Social Security Building X Text by Sebastian and Scott, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s Text by The 7th Grade Maine Studies Students of the William S. Cohen School.

My Maine Stories

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

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Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill
by Cindy Bennett

I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy